Dirempt
Dirempt Di*rempt" (?; 215), a. [L. diremptus, p. p. of dirimere to take apart, separate; di- = dis- + emere to buy, orig., to take.] Divided; separated. [Obs.] --Stow. [1913 Webster]

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  • Dirempt — Di*rempt , v. t. To separate by force; to tear apart. [Obs.] Holinshed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dirempt — dīremptˈ transitive verb • • • Main Entry: ↑diremption …   Useful english dictionary

  • dirempt — verb /dɪˈɹɛmpt/ Separate; divide; break off. Syn: dirempted See Also: diriment …   Wiktionary

  • Diriment — Dir i*ment, a. [L. dirimens, p. pr. of dirimere. See {Dirempt}.] (Law) Absolute. [1913 Webster] {Diriment impediment} (R. C. Ch.), an impediment that nullifies marriage. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diriment impediment — Diriment Dir i*ment, a. [L. dirimens, p. pr. of dirimere. See {Dirempt}.] (Law) Absolute. [1913 Webster] {Diriment impediment} (R. C. Ch.), an impediment that nullifies marriage. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diremption — /di remp sheuhn/, n. a sharp division into two parts; disjunction; separation. [1615 25; < L diremption (s. of diremptio), equiv. to dirempt(us) (ptp. of dirimere to separate, equiv. to dis DIS 1 + imere, comb. form of emere to take, buy) + ion… …   Universalium

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